Bay Area revamps public transportation to accommodate influx of commuters

Burlingame High School | Burlingame, CA
March 6, 2018

The growing Silicon Valley economy has forced residents to move out of Bay Area in search of cheaper housing. The subsequent increase in commuters has caused stress to the Bay Area’s highway and public transportation systems. Alec Abramson reports on how county officials are addressing this issue by modernizing the Bay Area’s Caltrain.

Produced by Alec Abramson at Burlingame High School in Burlingame, California. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Steve Erle. Station support provided by KQED and Elis Estrada and Kristy Choi from PBS NewsHour.

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